Panoramic-Tour

 

Salvador Statues of the Orishas

Salvador Panoramic Tour

Our Salvador Panoramic Tour begins at the Dique do Tororó, with its images of Afro-Brazilian Orixás and the Fonte Nova football soccer stadium. We then proceed to the Lower City, with a stop at the famous church of Nosso Senhor do Bonfim. At Forte de Mont Serrat, you will see a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. Our tour ends with a visit to the Lacerda Elevator and the Mercado Modelo craft market.

salvador-elevador-lacerdaYou'll be captivated by Salvador's extraordinary architectural heritage and history on this half-day guided city tour. Salvador da Bahia, known as the "Happy City", is considered the cultural capital of Brazil. From religion to sports, this family-friendly sightseeing tour has something for everyone! Your tour begins at the Dique do Tororó where you'll have the opportunity to examine the Orixás sculptures created by the Bahian artist Tati Moreno. Included at this site is the popular Fonte Nova football stadium. Then it's on to the Lower City, with a stop at the famous Nosso Senhor do Bonfim, a 18th-century Catholic church.

The Forte de Mont Serrat, one of the best examples of military primitive architecture in Brazil, provides a breathtaking panoramic view of the city. A stop at the Mercado Modelo craft market will have you browsing and shopping for souvenirs. The tour concludes with a visit to the Lacerda Elevator, built to connect the lower Financial Center with the port and market.

We journey along Centenary Avenue where we will stop for a photo opportunity of the beautiful Statues of the Orishas. These distinctive statues, representing the deities of the Candombley Religion, stand triumphantly in the middle of a peaceful lake. Our next stop will be at The Good End Church, known by the locals as "Oxala's Church". This 18th century church is the center for the connection between African religions and Catholicism. Next, we will stop at the largest Handicraft Market in northern Brazil. The traveler may want to purchase hand-made objects of leather, ceramics, shells, and wood.

This popular half-day tour excursion with lunch included can be booked separately from your existing itinerary.

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